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Vocational Skills Week Events in Cyprus (4/2016)-EN

Events that included round table discussions and an open day were organised in Cyprus, during the European Vocational Skills Week of 5-9 December 2016.


A round table discussion took place on 6 December 2016, at the premises of the Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HRDA), entitled "Vocational Skills in the New Era" with opening speeches from the Minister of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, the head of Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus and the chairman of the HRDA Board of Directors. The main speaker was the expert of the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) Mr George Kostakis. VET stakeholders, including the social partners, also presented their views and discussed the future skill needs, the promotion of the acquisition of necessary skills, the important role of work-based learning and the finalisation of the National Qualifications Framework of Cyprus.


An open day took place at the HRDA premises on 7 December 2016 and the public had the opportunity to be informed about the various HRDA training schemes, the system of assessment and certification of training providers and the system of vocational qualifications, as well as the results of research studies on anticipation of skill needs.


The vocational skills week ended with an event hosted by the Ministry of Education and Culture on 9 December 2016, co-organised with the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Welfare and the Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus, entitled “The European Union, Cyprus and the New Generation - Find your Talent!”. The Minister of Education and Culture, the Minister of Labour Welfare and Social Insurance and the head of Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus opened the round table discussion, which involved Members of the Parliament and VET stakeholders, on measures to tackle youth unemployment and increase youth employability.



SourceReferNet Cyprus

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